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Additional Efforts to Halt EPA Climate Change Regulation

Additional Efforts to Halt EPA Climate Change Regulation

Two more House bills aim to curb EPA’s regulatory authority.

OSHA Proposed Rulemaking on Workplace Right-to-Know

OSHA Proposed Rulemaking on Workplace Right-to-Know

Agency seeks to change requirements for manufacturers to disclose information about hazardous materials.

EPA Considers Closing Down Voluntary Programs

EPA Considers Closing Down Voluntary Programs

The impacts of agency’s decision to end voluntary regulatory compliance programs may be difficult to evaluate.

Upgrades to Regulations.gov Announced

Upgrades to Regulations.gov Announced

Agency’s updates aim to make government transparency website easier to use.

Can the Congressional Review Act Block Climate Change Regulation?

Can the Congressional Review Act Block Climate Change Regulation?

Members of Congress invoke federal law to halt EPA’s regulation of greenhouse gases.

New U.S. Regulatory Information Released on Data.Gov

New U.S. Regulatory Information Released on Data.Gov

White House launches government website to enhance transparency.

One-Year Retrospective on Obama’s Regulatory Record

One-Year Retrospective on Obama’s Regulatory Record

Former White House experts evaluate the Obama Administration’s regulatory performance.

White House Disputes Washington Post Story on Transparency

White House Disputes Washington Post Story on Transparency

The Obama Administration faces criticism, and lawsuits, after pledges to foster an “open government.”

Transparency and Health Care Reform

Transparency and Health Care Reform

President Obama faces major tradeoff in achieving promised health reform.

New Book on Regulating the Safety of Imported Products

New Book on Regulating the Safety of Imported Products

New book suggests ways to maintain consumer safety in a globalized world.

Obama Administration Adopts Transparency & Public Participation Recommendations

Obama Administration Adopts Transparency & Public Participation Recommendations

New executive branch directive seeks to build an “open” government.

Announcing RegBlog

Announcing RegBlog

New website will focus on regulatory news, analysis, and opinion.